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Shinedown has just notched its fourth gold album in a row -- indicating sales of more than 500,000 copies -- for 2012's Amaryllis, the Florida-based group's fourth studio effort. All four Shinedown albums are now either gold or platinum, with the latter certification awarded for...
Soundgarden has issued a previously unreleased track called "Twin Tower" online. The song is taken from the Seattle band's long-awaited three-CD rarities collection, Echo Of Miles: Scattered Tracks Across The Path, due out November 24th. The set features original B-sides, cover...
No one can say that Ringo Starr doesn't like the road -- or the current All Starr Band. Ringo has announced 18 dates hitting both North and South American in February and March. Ringo -- who has long been a proponent of switching up All Starr Band lineups after every tour -- has...
Last night at the 2014 MTV EMA's (Europe Music Awards), Ozzy Osbourne was honored with the Global Icon award and who better to pay tribute, but one of the greatest guitarists of all time, Slash. In a rip-roaring performance, Slash featuring Myles Kennedy and The Conspirators...
It has been revealed that Robert Plant nixed a nearly $800 million dollar deal for a Led Zeppelin tour proposed by British mogul Richard Branson. Britain’s The Mirror reported that Branson, a die-hard fan of the band, pitched Plant, Jimmy Page, John Paul Jones, and Jason Bonham...
Foo Fighters' eighth studio album, Sonic Highways, arrives at last on Monday (November 10th) after one of the most publicized lead-ups in recent music history. As reported previously, the band traveled to eight major American cities to record one track in each location, often in...
Queen’s Brian May shelled out nearly $16,000 on a first class plane ticket for his legendary and iconic electric guitar, according to The Daily Mirror. May insisted the guitar fly next to him on a British Airways flight from London to Los Angeles for Queen's appearance at the...
It was 28 years ago today (November 10th, 1986) that Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band released their 40-track, five-record, set Live 1975/85. The album spanned the group's touring career from their 1975 Roxy Theatre performance in Los Angeles, to the sold-out stadium...
Metallica frontman James Hetfield's award-winning custom-built car, the Black Pearl, will make an appearance at the Los Angeles Auto Show later this month. Constructed by Hetfield and world-famous custom car builder Rick Dore, the Black Pearl has been touring auto shows around...